The Kinneret

Or the Sea of Galilee, after a very rainy winter. Looking north towards Capernum and, yes, that is a palm tree in the water. The lake level dropped so much during our 8-year drought that trees have taken root in the exposed soil around the perimeter.

This was taken at Ein Gev on the east shore of the lake, where we had a fish lunch along with about 400 Christian pilgrims visiting the Holy Land. Only later did we hear on the news that three stray cannon rounds from the conflict in Syria hit the southern end of the Golan Heights, just a short distance from here.

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